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Straight Outta Compton: The Reflection of a Reality
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Straight Outta Compton: The Reflection of a Reality

Anika Williams Contributing WriterThe highly anticipated “Straight Outta Compton,” directed by F. Gary Grey and premiered in August 2015 has received praises and even hints at being one of the greatest biopics ever. This two-hour, 27-minute movie is captivating in production, writing, acting and of course, the music, which has everyone unconsciously bobbing […]

Perry Library Looks to Improve After Survey
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Perry Library Looks to Improve After Survey

Jonah Grinkewitz Staff WriterThe results are in for the survey conducted by ODU’s Perry Library assessing how students, faculty and staff rate their services. It focused on three areas: the quality of the library as a space, the effectiveness of service, and information control.The library may be the most important building and […]

Macklemore and White Privilege
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Macklemore and White Privilege

Shannon Jay Staff WriterIt could’ve gone wrong, but was done well. If not well, then at least carefully.At the end of the day, however, activists facing daily struggles Macklemore benefits from are forced into the backdrop in the rapper’s new track, “White Privilege II,” while the white perspective is in […]

Learning Through Video Games
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Learning Through Video Games

Audra Reigle Contributing WriterFor some students, education can be boring, and they may not be particularly invested in some subjects. The issue spurs educators to find ways to make lessons more engaging for students. These days, video games are not just for entertainment but, for education too. Games most people wouldn’t expect […]